JPS Tanakh 1917
For it is good to sing praises unto our God;
For it is pleasant, and praise is comely.
2The LORD doth build up Jerusalem,
He gathereth together the dispersed of Israel;
3Who healeth the broken in heart,
And bindeth up their wounds.
4He counteth the number of the stars;
He giveth them all their names.
5Great is our Lord, and mighty in power;
His understanding is infinite.
6The LORD upholdeth the humble;
He bringeth the wicked down to the ground.
7Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving,
Sing praises upon the harp unto our God;
8Who covereth the heaven with clouds,
Who prepareth rain for the earth,
Who maketh the mountains to spring with grass.
9He giveth to the beast his food,
And to the young ravens which cry.
10He delighteth not in the strength of the horse;
He taketh no pleasure in the legs of a man.
11The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear Him,
In those that wait for His mercy.
12Glorify the LORD, O Jerusalem;
Praise thy God, O Zion.
13For He hath made strong the bars of thy gates;
He hath blessed thy children within thee.
14He maketh thy borders peace;
He giveth thee in plenty the fat of wheat.
15He sendeth out His commandment upon earth;
His word runneth very swiftly.
16He giveth snow like wool;
He scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.
17He casteth forth His ice like crumbs;
Who can stand before His cold?
18He sendeth forth His word, and melteth them;
He causeth His wind to blow, and the waters flow.
19He declareth His word unto Jacob,
His statutes and His ordinances unto Israel.
20He hath not dealt so with any nation;
And as for His ordinances, they have not known them.